Interesting to see, how many tools you can encounter during a lifetime in IT.

These tools came into my mind...

Environments

  • ISPF native
  • Eclipse
  • IBM RTC / RDZ / IDZ
  • and lately the most astonishing software at all: SoftwareProcessPlatform from VBO-Services

 

Tools and languages on Mainframe

  • COBOL
  • JCL
  • ISPF
  • DB2
  • IMS/DB
  • IMS/DC
  • Screen+, SDF2
  • CLIST
  • OPC / TWS
  • SQL / SPUFI / QMF
  • XInfo
  • FileAid Online + Batch
  • Xpediter
  • Mainview
  • Stachem, MQSeries
  • POSY
  • B92, WSF, SDSF
  • SORT (ICEtool / DFSort)
  • HP QC
  • HP SC
  • HP SM
  • JIRA
  • RVS, FTP/SFTP, Connect:Direct
    just seen and not regularly used
  • Assembler
  • Java
  • SAS
  • SAP/PS
  • Peregrine
  • REXX
  • CICS

 

Working on *IX and VMS

  • Solaris
  • Linux
  • Coherent Unix
  • VMS / OpenVMS
  • Oracle
  • Sybase
  • HTML 3.2 native
  • JavaScript
  • XML
  • JSON

 

Business oriented protocols

  • SWIFT
  • FIX

 

The whole lot of customer specific and/or individual tools for technical definition and integration, for a data-dictionary or documentation cannot be completed here.

 

Personal remark: for the number one Dreckstool I currently nominate MS Teams... ;-)